Welcome to Singapore.
Facts about Singapore
Currency: Singapore Dollar (SGD)
Language: English, Malay, Chinese and Tamil
Top Reasons to Study in Singapore
- Diverse cultural and linguistic heritage.
- Hub for Educational Excellence and great support from government to International Students.
- Stable Modern EconomyModern
- Infrastructure and Accessibility
- A Multicultural Nation with a High Quality of Life and a Vibrant City Lifestyle
- Lower Tuition Fees
Education System in Singapore
Singapore has different levels of higher education: institutes of technical education, polytechnics, universities and private institutions.
Institute of Technical Education:
The Institute of Technical Education (ITE) in Singapore provides two-year National ITE Certificate courses. Courses offered include business studies, engineering, communications and technology as well as beauty and wellness, creative media and hospitality.
Polytechnics in Singapore provide three-year diploma courses, which can lead to university studies.
Universities in Singapore:
Singapore has three local universities: two are publicly funded and one is private. Nanyang Technological University and National University of Singapore are public universities and Singapore Management University is a publicly funded private university.
There are also a number of universities from Australia, US, Canada and Europe who have established satellite campuses in the country or partnerships with local universities. These campuses or partnerships offer students from both Singapore and the region to follow an international course at a lower cost with a higher cost of living.
Private institutions and colleges:
There are many private institutions which operate autonomously and include two arts institutions and more than 300 private commercial, IT, fine arts and language schools. Two quality-assurance bodies in Singapore ensure that private institutions meet student welfare and regulatory standards: the Case Trust for Education and Singapore Quality Class for Private Education Organizations (SQC-PEO).
Major intakes in January, March, July and October
Education Cost in Singapore
The average cost of education as per the duration of the courses is as follows:-
Diplomas: For the duration of 6 months- 2 years, the cost is in between S$5000-s$ 20000.
Bachelors: For the duration of 2-4 years, the Cost is in between S$ 24000- S$55000.
Masters: For the duration of 1- 1.5 years, the Cost is in between S$18,500- S$ 30000
Entry Requirement in Singapore University/College
Different type of institutions has different requirements and one needs to check the application procedures with the educational institution where he wants to study. These are generally the documents required to apply in Singapore Institutions:
- Application Fee Draft
- Application form
- Academic Mark sheets and Certificates
- Passport Copy
- Birth Certificate
- Passport Size Photographs
- Work Experience letter ( if applicable)
Requirement for a Singapore Student Visa
Visa Process for Singapore Student visa is very simple. Form v36 and Form 16 are the two forms to be filled
The funds to be shown for Bachelor/ Masters – S$ 30000 (Rs.10 Lakhs approx.) and Diplomas – Rs.5 -10 Lakhs.
Work while Study in Singapore
Overseas students at certain institutes of higher education i.e. Government universities are permitted to work while they study. During term time, these eligible students are permitted to work 16 in a week. Work permits are not required for those who want to work during holidays. Overseas students should visit the website of Ministry of Manpower to find out if their institution’s students are afforded work privileges.
Work after the Completion of Studies
Upon completion of the degree program, overseas students may submit an application for a one-year Visit Pass (Long-Term) to ICA, if they wish to seek employment in Singapore. This can be done electronically via e-VP (ltpass.ica.gov.sg/eltsvp/main.do).Prospective employers usually make this application for the student.
Some of the Universities we can get you admission into – Singapore
East Asia Institute of Management
James Cook University (JCU)
Kaplan Higher Education Academy
Management Development Institute of Singapore (MDIS)
NIM (Nanyang Institute of Management, Singapore)
Singapore Institute of Management (SIM)
University of Nevada, Las Vegas (Singapore campus)